Lot 139

Globe.- Legrand (Augustin)

Globe artificiel et mécanique à l’usage du petit geographe, collapsible engraved and hand-coloured globe in six gores (height: 170 mm), within original lithograph portfolio with engraving of zodiac and allegorical scene, 8 pages of text, 2 engraved illustrations depicting the mechanism of the artificial globe and the ecliptic zodiac, covers lightly scuffed, remains of ties, minor marginal spotting, 8vo, Paris, [n.p.], 1823.

*** “Très rare livre à figure mobile éducatif” (Gumuchian 1993).

Estimate: £500-£700